Book Extract: The Field Guide to F***ing

While popular opinion tends to assume that congress has evolved, and modern sexual practices are more sophisticated than those practised in the past, in reality, texts as ancient as the Kama Sutra outlined numerous types of caress which may still be considered as extreme, such as scratching, slapping and .hair pulling. While modern depictions of

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eBook Review: Sexy Challenges – 33 Adventures by Drs. Rob & Janelle Alex

This is your not typical sex and relationships manual, and those expecting such might be a bit shocked when Rob and Janelle Alex – presenters of the popular Mission Date Night podcast – start suggesting you conceive magickal children, experience past lives through your orgasm and supercharge your money with the power of sex. People

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NEW RELEASE!!! Let’s Ride by Rebecca Black #lesbian #erotica

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I really love a good, quick read. Busy lives often don’t leave as much time as we’d like for reading, do they? I’m not always so bothered about the backstory, I just want to live vicariously for a moment through the characters as they experience that first rush

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Sexually Cliterate: Kegel Toning Explained

While there are certainly lots of  fantastic dildos, vibrators, cock rings and all manner of orgasm-inducing devices around, there are two things that will improve your orgasms more than all of these added together:  Kegel exercising and lube. We’ll espouse the joys of lube at a later date but to start with, get your love

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Sexually Cliterate: Sub/Dom Basics

When it comes to submission there are various fun ways to explore it. If you’re only mildly curious about indulging your submissive side, it may be best to start with non-physical submission and only up the ante once you’ve got used to the psychological effects that submission can bring. While some people feel elated and

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Can Kink/Vanilla Couples Ever Flourish?

Fetish has been increasingly entering the mainstream over the last few years. Films such as The Notorious Betty Page, Shortbus and Secretary have all brought kink out into the open, and nowadays it’s rare to see a catwalk show or fashion magazine that doesn’t have some kind of fetish influence. Obviously, this is good news

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Features: Top Ten Erotic Writing Tips

New to erotic wwriting? These tips will help you hone your story to perfection. Use your experience as much as your imagination: While it’s great to escape cliched and mundane story-lines, your writing will be far more convincing if you write what you know. By all means, polish the details and add extra glamour or

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Features: Why visiting a prostitute is not what you think by Miranda Kane

What’s the first thing you’d think if someone said they were going to see a sex-worker? Do you imagine them driving through King’s Cross and picking up a streetwalker for £20? Or diving down an alley, walking up some dark steps to enter a red-lit, smoke-filled shadowy room where the girls line up for selection?

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Features: Finding the Right Toy for You

When it comes to buying a toy, it’s a lot more complex than it once was. There’s more choice than ever before, but finding the right toy for you can be much harder as a result. How do you choose something that’s right for you? Having tested over 1,000 toys (and counting), Cliterati presents its

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News: 100 Modern Erotic Classics That You’ve Never Heard Of #EWBD

As part of March 5’s Erotic World Book Day, a group of erotica writers and readers recently assembled a 100-book-strong recommended reading list, to encourage exploration of the rich and diverse world of high-quality modern erotic literature. Outside of specialized writing and reading communities where erotic literature is the main focus, most of the attention

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Daisy Chain: Daisy Chain With Submissive Guy Comics by Dumb Domme

  When Cliterati first started, there were very few people – particularly women – writing about sex on the internet. Now, there’s an abundance of sex bloggers. But who should you read? We didn’t think it was fair for us to decide on our own but wanted to help expose (ahem) the best sex bloggers

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Features: Daisy Chain with Girl on the Net

When Cliterati first started, there were very few people – particularly women – writing about sex on the internet. Now, there’s an abundance of sex bloggers. But who should you read? We didn’t think it was fair for us to decide on our own but wanted to help expose (ahem) the best sex bloggers around.

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Features: Six Sexual Resolutions for 2015

Fix It. The words on the suicide note of teenager Leelah Alcorn are a chilling reminder that transphobia still kills. People flocked to #RealLiveTransAdult to offer support to others in need but we need to do more. Join the Facebook group aiming to end transgender conversion therapy and find out how else you can support

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Why do kink when you can do ‘Ecstatic BDSM’?

Why just do kink when you can do ‘Ecstatic BDSM’? That’s the question London Faerie aims to answer at The Purple Door, a two-day workshop in London, on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th September. The workshop provides a comprehensive introduction to Ecstatic BDSM – sometimes also called ‘conscious kink’ – for anyone with any level of

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Alexis Trevelyan Writes…

The Secrets of Sarah-Jane: 1. The Tease combines hot, saucy erotica and action thriller, in a fast-paced story that introduces the sexy assassin’s assistant Sarah-Jane Winchester, and her amorous friend Maria Gorrochachega. When her guardian aunt catches young Sarah-Jane in bed with Uncle Steven she gets packed off to the Elysium, a strict finishing school

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So you want to know about trans sex?

Written by J Tebble, Project Assistant for All About Trans “Trans people are asked offensive questions about their private lives that would never be asked of others,” writes Freddie McConnell. “It’s time to stop the talk of ‘real’ names and body parts”. As part of the g2’s Generation Y Takeover, All About Trans hooked up

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Comment: Why Sex Workers Are #notyourrescueproject: Rape by anti-trafficking NGOs, stigma by feminists

“If we want anything from outside like sweets, chewing gum or magazines or phone credit we have to give hand job or blow job to security,” reveals Molli Desi Devadasi. But she’s not talking about a prison. Molli, now a UK-based sex worker, was “rescued” by an anti-prostitution NGO while employed as a sex worker

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Slut Shaming: When Teens Adopt Traditional Values

Slut shamed to death. Not just Amanda Todd, Rehtaeh Parsons and Audrie Potts but other victims all over the world who we’ll never hear about. Most of the women we do hear about are middle class, cis, white and very young. They usually have caring, confident parents who can publicise their stories, hire lawyers and

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Features: Porn – We Want It! We Love It! by Ronete Cohen (Part 3)

Read part 2 here Some women prefer written erotica. But even that has evolved from the early days when it was considered controversial by some. When Emily Dubberley launched Cliterati, men accused them of being sluts, and women of being men because ‘no women would talk like that’, “but that’s been far outweighed by the

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Features: Porn – We Want It! We Love It! by Ronete Cohen (Part 2)

Read part 1 here Jackie Strano finds that women like all kinds of porn: gay porn, gonzo porn, amateur porn, and soft core porn. It’s different for each woman. Carlyle Jansen agrees. Storyline or no storyline, soft or edgy, who’s in it, the kind of sex that goes on – different women are looking for

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Features: Porn – We Want It! We Love It! by Ronete Cohen (Part 1)

Porn. We all have our preferences. But are we also open and honest about them? What do we really like? Ronete Cohen, psychologist and psychotherapist, investigates the ultimate female turn on. A bisexual 44 year old mother of 2 writes, “I think it is fair to say most people would not expect me to watch

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News: Why Stop the Traffik has Got It All Wrong by Brooke Magnanti

By now, most everyone will have seen Stop the Traffik’s recent “viral” in Amsterdam’s red light district, where bystanders who think they’re enjoying a show are suddenly broadsided with a ham-fisted social justice message about dancers supposedly trafficked into the city’s numerous licensed kammers. It’s slick. It’s attention-getting. It’s basically Kony 2012 but for sex

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Preview: My Secret Life – Introduction and Preface

Cliterati is proud to announce that we will be serialising erotic autobiography ‘My Secret Life’, a unique ‘audiofilm’ project by composer Dominic Crawford Collins, combining recorded narrative with original score. ‘My Secret Life’, the anonymously written erotic memoirs of an English gentleman who refers to himself simply as ‘Walter’, is the longest book of its

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Features: A View from the Client Side

The admirable Maggie McNeill has declared Friday 13th to be a day for non sex workers to speak out in defence of sex workers’ rights. Many bloggers blogged in support yesterday. Yet one important group remains in the shadows or maybe just prefers to keep its collective head below the parapet. These are the clients.

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